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The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, must guarantee that the rollout of the HPV vaccine for boys in their first-year at secondary school will proceed in September, and that the HSE recruitment embargo he has put in place will not delay it.
Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.
The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.
Three out of four Galway women eligible for free cervical cancer screening availed of the potentially life saving service in 2014/2015, according to a new report. The county was one in which CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme reported a high uptake rate (75 per cent) among its target population of women aged 25 to 60 years. The objective of the programme for coverage over five years remains at 80 per cent.
The talk, entitled The HPV Vaccine: Warts and All will take place in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, on tomorrow August 23 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.
Leading experts will address concerns over the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at a public talk in the city next week.